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15 Bollywood Celebs Who Are College Dropouts 

"Don't wait for an opportunity, create it."There will always be people who will take the usual path, usual education and then do the usual thing. For doing something unusual or inspiring you have to take a path which is unusual in itself too. We see our favourite celebrities excelling in their life and touching the zenith of success but what we failed to acknowledge is what they sacrificed to reach where they are today. Something as simple as education took a back seat because these renowned actors wanted to focus and give time to things that made them reach where they are today. Here's a list of some big names of Bollywood who did not complete education in college and that has of course not made any change in the fact that we are proud of their achievements. 

Alia Bhatt 

She made her acting debut with Student Of The Year when she was a teen. Ever since then she hasn't been able to focus on her academics post-school life. She completed her schooling from Jamnabai Narsee School in 2011. 

Deepika Padukone 

Not many people know but Deepika Padukone enrolled in IGNOU for her higher education but acting came her way and she couldn't make it. Hence, the course was left incomplete. 

Sonam Kapoor 

In an interview, the actress accepted the fact that not completing her graduation is something that she regrets in life. 

Salman Khan 

Bhaijaan has proved it time and again that you don't have to be over educated to make it big in life, all it requires is dedication and perseverance. The actor has a graduation degree, but he dropped out of college to become an actor. 

Kareena Kapoor Khan 

Kareena Kapoor was studying law, but then her debut film was offered to her. Hence the actress left her education and walked in the footsteps of her elder sister who herself was a big star then. 

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan 

We know that she is one of the most beautiful women in the world but guess what? There's something that she also doesn't have. It is a college degree. 

Aamir Khan 

Aamir Khan completed his education till 12th grade and then went on with assisting his uncle, Nasir Hussain.

Akshay Kumar 

Akshay showed us how dedication can make you strong enough to sacrifice important things in life. He dropped out college to learn martial arts.

Prateik Babbar

The actor did not complete his college and assisted advertisement filmmaker Prahlad Kakkar.

Karisma Kapoor 

Karisma started acting when she was just 16 and she stopped studying after her sixth grade because she entered the world of Bollywood. 

Priyanka Chopra 

As young as 17 years of age, the actress won the prestigious title of Miss World 2000. She then did not complete her graduation and chose to make a life of her own in acting. 

Arjun Kapoor 

Arjun appeared for his 12th class exams but failed, he realised, this was not something that he wanted and hence the actor dropped his college and went on to pursue acting. 


Kajol too got her debut film when she was 16. She later went back and tried to complete her education but for some reason, she couldn't. 

Tiger Shroff 

The actor gave up on studying after class 12th and focused on acting. 

Kangana Ranaut 

Little did we know this fierce lady of Bollywood was gearing up for AIPMT, Kangana never turned up for the exams and rather chose modelling and then started acting. That's all. Got something to share with me? Here's the address: muskan@wittyfeed.com